Biol 240W Ex 3 - possible FIB terms.
Apical meristem - embryonic tissue in the tips of roots and shoots that supply cells for growth in
Avirulent - a pathogen that cannot kill a host plant
Axillary bud - a meristematic structure that has the potential to form a stem or a branch; appears
in the angle between the stem and the leaf.
Carpel - flower structure that consisting of the stigma, style, and ovary.
Callus - a mass of dividing, undifferentiated plant cells.
Collenchyma cell - a flexible plant cell type with unevenly thickened cell walls that provides
plants parts support without restraint.
Ground tissue system - plant tissues between the epidermis and vascular tissue, that provide
storage, photosynthesis, and support.
Herbivory - an interaction where an herbivore eats a part of a plant.
Hypersensitive response - a plant's localized defense to a pathogen.
Internode- segment of plant stem between points where leaves are attached
Node - a point along the stem of a plant where leaves are attached.
Parenchyma cell - a relatively unspecialized cell type with thin walls that specializes in
metabolism and storage in plants
Periderm - protective coat that replaces the epidermis in secondary plant growth; also called the